The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 553 525 502
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.083% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£340 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £484 -
% change year-on-year
-29.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6788 6019 6537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.53% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3869 3256 3192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 371 607
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.37 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

S/MIME Jobs Demand Trend in England

S/MIME
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing S/MIME across the England region.

S/MIME Daily Rate Trend in England

S/MIME
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME across the England region.

S/MIME Hourly Rate Trend in England

S/MIME
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -22 2 £340 -30.25%
Yorkshire - - - -
S/MIME
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S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME.

1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) SMTP
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Symantec
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Lync
3 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 5 (33.33%) Postini
3 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 3 (20.00%) FTP
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) C#

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (33.33%) Lync
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.67%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SMTP
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 3 (20.00%) FTP
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) IMAP
7 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Symantec
2 5 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Postini
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Proofpoint
3 1 (6.67%) IronPort
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM